Asia Pacific China's bold new Oscar strategy: try a dash of French flavor

China's submission for next year's Academy Awards may be set in China, but its director, producers, screenwriter, and editors are all French. China wants to end a 35-year dry run at the Oscars.

By , Staff Writer

The Chinese government is seeking to end a 35-year run of failed Chinese movies at the Oscars with a bold new strategy: Next year, it will present a film made by a Frenchman.